VAF stands for Virtual Art Fair by Virtual Art Fairs, LLC. The Anti-Cruelty Society will receive 10% of all sales for purchases made online from Oct. 1 until Oct. 15. The items available are all handmade original art and jewelry offered by the actual artists themselves.
Check out the following vendors selling their crafts and are willing to help animals that need a forever home. The vendors include:
Ruth makes her creative, unique, delicate jewelry with semi-precious gems, pearls, glass, sterling, gold, leather, and rubber. Ruth chose to make jewelry utilizing colors that will surprise you or please the eye. Please contact her at [email protected].
Aunt Meg Creations
Aunt Meg Creations has been in business since 1992. They offer a wide variety of handcrafted gifts for home and family that vary from traditional to unusual. Many of the designs are one-of-a-kind or limited run items that are great as gifts. Please contact at: [email protected].
Bon Bon Designs by Alison Tompkins
Alison Tompkins has created one-of-a-kind jewelry fashioned from luscious colored beads occasionally mingled with antiques and vintage elements like brooches and buttons. Allison uses pearls she believes to flatter; Bon Bon Designs is intended to be worn for both casual and elegant settings. If you have questions during the fair you should contact: [email protected].
Collars with Color
Unique and custom designer dog and cat accessories that are made with hemp and organic cotton; collars, leashes and harnesses are all environmentally friendly, fashionable and comfortable for your pet to wear. You will need to select sizes from the following charts: XSmall 8 to 11″, Small 9 to 12″, Med 11 to 15″, Large 15 to 20″, XLarge 17 to 23″, XXLarge 19 to 32″. If you should have any further questions during the fair please contact [email protected].
Daina J. Roseman – Digital Photography
Daina wants to portray her photos with depth and creative perspective. Ms. Roseman believes every day to be an expedition of finding new ways to look at life. She believes that digital photography is another language for her. She attempts to capture Chicago’s diverse landscape and its perfect backdrops to communicate her visions in her photography. She produces high quality archival images. If you have questions, please contact Daina at [email protected].
Gift Gallery, Inc.
These Fused Glass Decorative Art Pieces are also functional. They were created by Cecilia Michalowicz from Chicago. If you have questions during the fair, contact [email protected]
Shari Imbo’s gallery carries art and murals; graphic design and illustrations, some of which honor the great works of the Renaissance. Ms. Imbo produces everything from paintings, drawings, clay, wood and assemblage boxes. She even receives commissions for public murals. If you have questions about this gallery, contact [email protected].
Kima Photography-Moments in Nature
From around the globe, this photography is of flowers, butterflies, bugs, animals – especially monkeys (“Kima” in Kenyan Kiswahili), and clouds in glossy or matte finish.
This unique jeweler utilizes antique buttons, buckles, game pieces, watch parts and such to create their one-of-a-kind jewelry. Each jewelry piece comes with its own history about the materials used and their age. Contact [email protected]with any questions.
Paintings by Pamela
Artist, Designer, Illustrator Pamela Seatter will display oil paintings inspired by her joy for life in limited-edition giclee prints of her originals. All prints will be packaged in a cellophane sleeve with foam backing and then shipped in a rigid mailer and will fit in standard-sized frames. If you have questions, please email the artist at [email protected].
Pottery by Richard Zeid
Features hand-thrown unique stoneware glazed with only lead-free glazes.
Sandra Noble Designs
Artist Sandra Noble has produced one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces for seven years. She uses only fine materials such as 14k gold, sterling silver, gemstones and pearls. If you would like to ask anything about this jewelry that can be handed down from generation to generation, contact [email protected].
Scorpio Rising Jewelry
Scorpio Rising features handmade, high-quality sterling silver jewelry and precious or semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls and Swarovski crystals. Question? Email [email protected].
She Lion Custom Handcrafted Jewelry
This handcrafted jewelry if from a one woman cottage (condo) industry that is knitted, crocheted and twisted wires that becomes wearable art. Leona “feels” each piece of art and the materials become her landscape which is environmentally friendly art. Contact [email protected].
These four Chicago-land artists love to paint on silk scarves, pillows and other silk items. The original designs are what you can wear and own. Contact the [email protected]with any questions.
Add some “bling” to your party with beaded serving pieces and entertainment accessories. The “bling” is wired on and not glued so it will be best to hand-wash to keep your new serving pieces safe and intact. Artist requires 1-2 weeks for delivery so that your particular bead color can be acquired. If you have any questions during the fair, contact [email protected].
The Bijou Pixie
Featuring ~~Vintage & New Magnetic Memory Boards~~ . Reusing “upcycled” frames, these items make great gifts and each board contains matching magnets. Custom orders are welcomed. Contact [email protected]if you have questions.
Time Pressed Creatives
These one-of-a-king handcrafted Sweet Serenity candy jars, candy frames, delicious dangler necklaces, and munchy magnets. All pieces are functional and full of sensory perspective while creating a conversation piece that is whimsical in nature. Remember, you CANNOT eat these creations! Questions can be directed to [email protected].
Watercolors by Barbara Roseman
Barbara, a multi-dimensional woman with many talents, especially with her watercolor artworks; she displays natural beauty, enthusiasm for life , inner spiritualism and joy. She produces a variety of art with no specialization. Contact [email protected]for questions at the fair.
Lovely hand-crocheted and felted scarves, necklaces and jewelry accessories for a bold look; each piece is made of all natural material such as cotton, bamboo, linen, silk and mostly wool – even up-cycled sweaters. Each of these pieces will help you to stand out in the crowd. It will be just like having a bit of nature with you throughout the day.
Checkout all of these wonderful art pieces today and help an animal in need. Remember that the sale only goes through the 15th of October, so shop soon, shop often, but just remember to shop!